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Genex’s Kidston Project on target for first generation in late 2017  

September 6, 2017 • News, SustainabilityComments (0)

Genex Power Limited has delivered the latest update regarding the construction program for its Phase One 50KW Kidston Solar Project (KSP1). The company told the ASX that the construction continues to remain on time and on budget, with first generation anticipated in Q4 2017. Commenting on the progress of the 50MW solar project over the …

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Stage two of the Kidston Hydro-Solar Project edges closer to construction

August 23, 2017 • SustainabilityComments (0)

Powerlink and Genex Power Limited have inked an agreement to progress Stage 2 of the Kidston Hydro-Solar Project that combined with stage one will support up to 500 construction jobs. The agreement will kick-start a range of key activities critical to the

The world’s biggest solar thermal plant to bring 700 new jobs in Port Augusta

August 16, 2017 • SustainabilityComments (0)

South Australian Premier Jay Weatherill announced that California-based renewable energy company SolarReserve has been awarded a contract to build a 150MW solar thermal plant near Port Augusta. A key part of the State Government’s Energy Plan, the 150MW

RCR Tomlinson wins EPC contracts for two large-scale solar projects in Northern Queensland

August 14, 2017 • SustainabilityComments (0)

Diversified engineering and infrastructure company RCR Tomlinson Ltd has secured a further two contracts for work on large solar projects. The contracts, which have a combined value of $315 million, will see RCR deliver the 150MWac Daydream Solar Farm and the

New ‘power to gas’ trial could solve storage problem that limits renewable energy use

August 9, 2017 • SustainabilityComments (0)

Wollongong-based company AquaHydrex is developing an innovative device that could see excess renewable energy stored in the existing gas grid and used to decarbonise Australia’s gas supply. The project – which received $5 million in funding from ARENA –

Australia’s First Hydrogen Refuelling Station to be built in Melbourne

August 7, 2017 • SustainabilityComments (0)

Australia’s First Hydrogen Refuelling Station, able to produce hydrogen from 100 per cent renewable energy using an on-site solar plant and grid-sourced wind power – will be built in  Melbourne. The Moreland City Council has joined forces with hydrogen

RCR Tomlinson secures work on two large-scale solar projects in Australia

August 3, 2017 • SustainabilityComments (0)

Diversified engineering and infrastructure company RCR Tomlinson has secured work on two large solar projects to be built it Victoria and Queensland respectively. The company announced that it has been awarded a $28 million contract with Solar Powerstations